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2nd phase of Bishwa Ijtema begins

The second phase of Bishwa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of the Muslims, began on the bank of the Turag River at Tongi, on the outskirts of the city, in Read More

Durga Puja begins tomorrow with Maha Shasthi

Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Bangalee Hindu community, will begin tomorrow with Maha Shasthi puja at temples across the country amid festivity and religious fervour. The five-day Read More

Eid-ul-Azha on July 10

Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on July 10 (Sunday), as the crescent moon of the Arabic month of Zilhaj of Read More

Holy Shab-e-Barat tonight

The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune, will be observed throughout the country tonight with due religious fervour and devotion. Muslims consider Shab-e-Barat as one of the three most sacred Read More

Holy Ashura tomorrow

The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), will be observed across the country tomorrow Read More

Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated on Friday

The holy Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the greatest religious festivals of Muslims, will be celebrated on Friday in the country as the moon of Shawwal month of 1442 Hijri was not Read More

Saudi to allow only ‘immunised’ pilgrims to Makkah

Saudi authorities said Monday only people immunised against Covid-19 will be allowed to perform the year-round umrah pilgrimage from the start of Ramadan, the holy fasting month for Muslims. The Read More

Pope appeals for Middle East peace in Christmas message

Pope Francis has called for peace in conflict zones such as Syria and Yemen, as millions across the world celebrated Christmas on Tuesday. The head of the world's 1.3 billion Read More

First Hajj flight Saturday

The Hajj flights carrying Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj this year is set to begin on Saturday. This year, a total of 1, 26,798 persons will go Read More

Celebrated Christmas

The Christian community celebrated Christmas Day in the country as elsewhere across the world on Monday (Dec 25), commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas, the biggest religious festival of Read More